Sep 5, 2012 6:00pm EDT
would do anything to see him. >> president obama arrived in the afternoon while michelle obama made the rounds. >> we are going to have to roll up our sleeves, get it done. 62 days is nothing. >> the official roll call takes place this evening followed by the nominating speech delivered by bill clinton. >> obama is going to get a good speech out of bill clinton. how hard is he going to hit for obama? the other question is, how hard will he hit mitt romney? other news come and organizers say the traditional balloon drop scheduled for after the speech tomorrow night will not be taking place because of this venue change. they are looking for another way to finish out the evening. >> that there is much more ahead on 11 news at 6:00. >> progress for the shooting victim. a conversation with his father. >> a few showers and thunderstorms on hd doppler. the insta-weather plus forecast is coming up next. 88 anncr: it'll start out as concrete and steel... but it'll become so much more. a new world-class resort casino in maryland. two thousand construction jobs to build it. four thousand perma
Sep 5, 2012 7:00am EDT
impassioned plea. first lady michelle obama delivers a rousing speech at the democratic national convention. reaching out to women, she gets emotional as she talks about her family. >> my daughters are still the heart of my heart and the center of my world. >> savannah has reaction live from charlotte. >>> scary moments. the newly elected premier of quebec rushed off stage as masked gunman opens fire at a victory rally. this morning at least one person dead, the shooter is under arrest and police are looking for a motive. >>> tennis, anyone? pippa middleton checks out the action at the u.s. open. a trip to new york city that has some wondering if she has a new man in her life today, some wondering if she has a new man in her life today, wednesday, september 5th, 2012. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> and good morning, everyone. welcome to a split edition of "today" on wednesday morning. i'm matt lauer. >> i'm savannah guthrie at the democratic national convention in charlotte. matt, i was on this floor last night when michelle obama spoke. at times she was fiery.
Sep 23, 2012 5:00am EDT
under way across the country. the right to vote must be protected. michelle obama told leaders in washington that they owe it to those who fought and died for equal rights in the 1960s to make sure that every voter can freely cast a ballot. her comments at the annual awards banquet for the congressional black caucus come amidst a push to tax laws requiring voters to show id at the polls. >> i know that we can carry on that legacy. i know that we can meet our obligation to continue that struggle. and i know we can finish the journey we started and fulfill the promise f o'our democracy for all our children. >> comparing to it the civil rights movement, mrs. obama calling voting rights the march of our time and the sit-in of our day. remember, you can get the latest political news on our website wbal tv.com. the you'll find the most up to the minute information information. just click on politics. we do have a programming note for you. we'll have a q and a guest later on. if you have a question for the county executive send them in. e-mail your questions to sunday questions at wba